Before I show you today’s outfit, I wanted to give you the link to the official Self-Stitched September Participant list! (Thanks Zoe!) Also, she has set up a flickr group for SSS which you can visit here! Such a source of inspiration from 160 people around the world!!
Today I’m wearing my brown floral dress (Butterick 5181) that I first mentioned when I announced my intent to participate in Self-Stitched September way back here. Since I wanted to get the pictures before hubby left for work, I am headless because there is no hair and makeup going on until after hubby goes to work!
I actually made this dress 2 years ago to wear to my sister-in-law’s wedding rehearsal dinner but then chickened out. I had just had my son 6 months before and was trying to find a style to camouflage my “post-baby belly” lol. I got the fabric on a whim at JoAnn’s – its soft and flowy and fun to wear (though my husband says it’s just okay…would probably be better if it wasn’t “shiny” hahaha). If you follow me on Facebook, this is the dress I wore to church last Sunday when the lady behind me mentioned, “I love your dress.” Of course, that made my day!
I was able to cut my 2nd pair of pants cut out yesterday and hope to get them sewn this weekend. There’s some fabric left over and I’m wondering if there’s enough to make Kasia…?